Mathematics Optional Coaching

by Vajiram & Ravi


04:49 PM

Date of Commencement

25th June 2024




30 Weeks


Rs. 64,000 (Incl. GST)

Course Time

7:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Mathematics Optional Coaching

About UPSC Maths Optional

Mathematics as an optional subject has one of the highest scoring potential in UPSC CSE, provided you have done your preparation adequately and are able to write your answers accurately. The subject is less unpredictable compared to the humanities subjects because of its objective and almost consistent method of research and problem-solving. This makes it a good alternative for engineers, aspirants with a background in science, or Mathematics graduates who already have a technical mindset.

Reading and thoroughly understanding the theories and concepts is the ideal approach to start preparing for UPSC Maths optional subject. The three main pillars of subject preparation are reading, revision, and assessments. While the exam occasionally includes questions about theorem proofs, particularly in Paper II, the ability to develop a theory or theorem from concept to proof is essential.

Furthermore, there is a strong probability that questions from the previous year will be asked again. The fact that Mathematics is utterly disconnected from current events taking place across the world is another advantage of choosing it as an optional subject. Even yet, it shields aspirants from the tedious character of General Studies and presents them favourably in the Interview stage. 

Our Mathematics Optional Classes offer a dynamic learning environment tailored to students' needs. Led by Ms.Bhavna Khurana, our classes prioritize interactive sessions for both Classroom ad LIVE-Online mode to engage students actively in the learning process. Our classes emphasize maximum practice of mathematics questions to aid in revision and learning. Through regular practice sessions and problem-solving exercises, students gain confidence in applying mathematical principles and techniques. Each class is designed to encourage active participation and collaborative learning,  to clarify doubts and deepen their understanding of mathematical concepts.

Features of Mathematics Optional Subject Programme

  • Class Schedule: 2.5-hour sessions, 6 days a week.
  • Comprehensive Syllabus Coverage: Complete coverage of Optional Subject Paper I & II through detailed lectures.
  • Clarity in Concepts: Complex terms and concepts are explained in a clear, easy-to-understand manner.
  • Practical Examples: Everyday examples are used to ensure students not only grasp concepts but can also articulate and write effectively about them.
  • Answer Writing Practice: Integrated answer writing practice throughout the course duration.
  • Regular Class Tests: Tests followed by focused discussions and improvement suggestions.
  • Study Materials: Comprehensive handouts and notes with clear explanations and up-to-date information.
  • Accessibility: Classes are available in both Classroom and Live-Online formats, offering flexibility and convenience for all students.

Understanding Mathematics Optional Syllabus

Paper 1 of the UPSC Mathematics optional covers fundamental mathematical concepts essential for understanding advanced topics. The syllabus includes Linear Algebra, which deals with vector spaces, matrices, and eigenvalues. It also encompasses Calculus, which explores real numbers, functions, limits, and integrals, along with their applications in curve tracing and optimization. Analytic Geometry focuses on coordinates, equations of geometric shapes, and their properties. Ordinary Differential Equations cover the formulation and solution of differential equations, including motion and growth models. Dynamics and Statics delve into kinematics, forces, energy, and equilibrium principles. Finally, Vector Analysis introduces scalar and vector fields, differentiation, integration, and vector identities, with applications in geometry and theorems like Gauss's and Stokes' theorems.

Paper 2 delves into advanced mathematical concepts and their applications. Algebra explores group theory, ring theory, and field theory, covering topics like homomorphisms and factorization. Real Analysis focuses on sequences, series, limits, and convergence in real numbers, including integral calculus and functions of several variables. Complex Analysis delves into analytic functions, contour integration, and series representations. Linear Programming covers optimization problems, graphical and simplex methods, and duality, with applications in transportation and assignment problems. Partial Differential Equations address the formulation and solution of partial differential equations, including methods like characteristics and applications like heat and wave equations. Numerical Analysis and Computer Programming include numerical methods for equations and integration, computer arithmetic, algorithms, and flow charts. Mechanics and Fluid Dynamics encompass principles of mechanics and fluid dynamics, including Lagrange's equations and the Navier-Stokes equation.

Why Choose Mathematics as an Optional?

  1. Good Scores: Math is objective, meaning answers are clear-cut, making it easier to score well with practice.
  2. Predictable Syllabus: The Math syllabus doesn't change often, so you know what to expect when preparing.
  3. Consistent Scoring: Math follows a clear pattern in scoring, leaving less room for subjective evaluation.
  4. Plenty of Study Material: There are lots of books and resources available for Math, making it easier to study.
  5. Suitable for Background: If you're good at Math or have a science or engineering background, it might be easier for you.
  6. Recent Success: Math optional candidates have been doing well in recent UPSC exams, showing its potential.
  7. Also Useful for IFoS: Math isn't just for Civil Services; it's also relevant for the Indian Forest Service exam, giving you more options.


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